Thrive! At The Tracks, A Community Festival In AMK, Takes Place On 15 July

Thrive! At The Tracks, A Community Festival In AMK, Takes Place On 15 July
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Sample cupcakes and pies, play mini games, join a crochet workshop and more at Thrive! at the Tracks on Saturday, 15 July 2023, organised by the AMKFSC Community Services.

AMKFSC Community Services, a community-based social service agency that provides a holistic range of services supporting children, youths, families and seniors.

This free “festival for neighbours by neighbours” will be held under the MRT tracks between Ren Ci @ Ang Mo Kio and Ang Mo Kio Street 41. It celebrates and showcases the talents of AMKFSC Community Services’ beneficiaries and the community. 


Thrive! at the Tracks Community Festival

Thrive! at the Tracks is an opportunity to have fun in the neighbourhood while getting to know more about the community and the work of AMKFSC Community Services. 


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Here’s a look at what you can expect at Thrive! at the Tracks.


Food Showcase

Thrive! at the Tracks Community Festival
Image: AMKFSC Community Services

Try muffins and cookies baked by beneficiaries of AMKFSC Community Services’ Bakery Hearts training programme, or pies by ex-convicts with a passion for cooking.

Beneficiary-owned businesses 6A’s Kitchen and Danish Delights will also be present and showcasing treats like shakshuka and cupcakes. 


Workshops

Have a go at a new sport or craft at a workshop led by community members and beneficiaries. 

Workshops at Thrive! at the Tracks include sewing and crocheting, balloon sculpting and even learning how to make muruku, the popular South Indian snack. 

For those wanting try a new sport, there will be workshops on the art of silat and muay thai.


Mini Games and Challenges

Take part in mini games and challenges at the community festival. Collect stamps as you complete the stations for a chance to win prizes.  


Performances

Enjoy performances throughout the day including a multicultural routine by COMNET Senior Service’s senior hip-hop dance crew OTAI, a moving acoustic act by beneficiaries from Youth Infinity, and a moving dance performance by the students of Spright Academy.


Explore the Neighbourhood on a Guided Tour

Go on a guided walking tour around the neighbourhood. The tour will be led by a resident who will share stories about the neighbourhood and its unique characters.

Explore the Neighbourhood on a Guided Tour at Thrive at the Tracks - AMKFSC Community Services 

Thrive! at the Tracks takes place on Saturday, 15 July 2023, 10 am to 5 pm at the MRT Walkway between Ren Ci @ Ang Mo Kio and Ang Mo Kio Street 41.

Get more details about Thrive! at the Tracks.

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